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£710raised of £1,000 target by 33 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,000 to buy toys for Hamilton Foodbank to distribute at Christmas to those that need their help.

Location
Hamilton, Scotland, United Kingdom
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St Peter's in Hamilton has been a long time supporter of the Hamilton Food Bank with weekly donations now averaging well over 150kg per week. Now with Christmas fast approaching and after a conversation during the week, the people who run the food bank and Fr King have came up with the idea of asking people to donate, new and nearly new toys that can be given to the food bank users for their kids.

I was thinking about it last night and as collecting toys from guys on the internet isn't feasible I thought that we could try raising some money that will allow us to buy toys to donate to Hamilton Food Bank so they can distribute them to the appropriate families who are in need this Christmas.

Imagine how you would feel if you knew there was no chance of you getting your kid at least one gift this Christmas?

I initially set the target at £250 as I didn't want to look greedy but I'll raise it and keep raising it, if - as I expect - you guys keep smashing the targets.

And please remember that ANY donation, no matter how small, will be gratefully received and appreciated.

This donations page will remain open until Monday 4th December.

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  • Ed 0079 days ago
    Ed 007

    Ed 007

    9 days ago

    There was no problem with the timescale of withdrawing money and getting it as cash to the women - it was somebody else being a bit thick... honest!

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  • Ed 00710 days ago
    Ed 007

    Ed 007

    10 days ago

    That's the target been put up to £1000. Every little helps and if you live in the Hamilton area decent quality or nearly new toys can be handed into St Peter's in Laighstonehall.

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  • Ed 00710 days ago
    Ed 007

    Ed 007

    10 days ago

    That's us getting near the £750 mark which is unbelievable, I really can't thank you all enough. I'm going to raise the limit to £1000 and hopefully with 3 weeks to go we'll smash it senseless. I only noticed the other day about the time scale of getting the cash out which could be a problem for the women at the foodbank time wise but I assure you every penny will be accounted for and explained. Thanks again everyone.

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33

  • bridget heelan

    bridget heelan

    Nov 12, 2017

    £10.00

  • Anthony Moore

    Anthony Moore

    Nov 12, 2017

    Well done on a cracking job. Keep up the good work. Hail HailTony

    £10.00

  • gary wright

    gary wright

    Nov 11, 2017

    as an employer I am dismayed that in this time people need to go to food banks and especially when so many are people who have jobs yet their employers fail to pay a wage that is enough to live off

    £20.00

  • C MCCARTHY

    C MCCARTHY

    Nov 8, 2017

    Ed, an excellent cause. I am an avid reader of the rumours site and enjoy the comments. Thought I would donate so others can have a better Christmas than imagined.Keep up the good work HH

    £10.00

  • cm bartolo (Dags)

    cm bartolo (Dags)

    Nov 5, 2017

    Hope this helps Ed007...From Dags.

    £20.00

  • 2star

    2star

    Nov 5, 2017

    This is a great cause and I’m delighted to support it. Good luck with the target.Best Regards,2star😉

    £20.00

  • paul reynolds

    paul reynolds

    Nov 5, 2017

    Good luck with a very worthy cause, no child should be excluded on Christmas Day.

    £30.00

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Ed 007

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Hamilton, Scotland, United Kingdom

Ed007 at www.celticrumours.co.uk.

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